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The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. (2019)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. and LLOYD, A. [2019]. The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. Information research [online], (accepted).

Introduction. - The concept of desire lines is defined, contextualised and explored within the area of information landscapes. The paper problematises the existence of desire lines in relation to research which has been conducted with various refugee... Read More

Book review: Brianna H Marshall (ed.), The complete guide to personal digital archiving. (2019)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. 2019. Book review: Brianna H Marshall (ed.), The complete guide to personal digital archiving. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619859780

The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving is a valuable addition to the growing range of publications focusing on the management of digital media. In addition to its US emphasis, what sets the work apart from other contributions to this emergi... Read More

Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2019. Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. In Nash, A., Squires, C. and Willison, I. (eds.) The twentieth century and beyond. The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pages 341-364. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/9780511862489

In this chapter the author looks at the history of schoolbooks and textbook publishing. The nineteenth century saw a rise in the school book market in Britain due to the rise of formal schooling and public examinations. Although the 1870 Education an... Read More

Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. (2019)
Journal Article
MORRISON, J. 2019. Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. British journal of politics and international relations [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1369148119851385

This article argues that long-standing press portrayals of economic migrants as threats to Britain’s economic wellbeing underwent a marked turn immediately after the 2016 ‘Brexit’ referendum. Following an intense campaign during which most national n... Read More

Enterprise search: a state of the art. (2019)
Journal Article
CLEVERLEY, P.H. and BURNETT, S. 2019. Enterprise search: a state of the art. Business information review [online], 36(2), pages 60-69. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266382119851880 .

Enterprise search is changing. The explosion of information within organizations, technological advances and availability of free OpenSource machine learning libraries offer many possibilities. Eighteen informants from practice, academia, search tech... Read More

Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. (2019)
Journal Article
LOCKERBIE, H. and WILLIAMS, D. [2019]. Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2018-0151

Purpose: To develop and test a theoretical framework for understanding information literacy (IL) within the context of a small business workplace environment. The theoretical framework developed related IL competencies to competencies for success as... Read More

Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. (2019)
Journal Article
RAI, N., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, F. 2019. Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. Journal of communication: media watch [online], 10(2), pages 294-308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15655/mw/2019/v10i2/49640

This article analyses the discussion of nationality and ethnicity on a Bhutanese citizen journalism site which is particularly used by members of the Lhotshampa ethnic group. Many of the citizen journalists are based outside Bhutan, either in refugee... Read More

How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. (2019)
Journal Article
REID, P.H. [2019]. How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], (accepted).

The current challenging environment for public libraries has resulted in an ever greater need to demonstrate and evidence the quality of library provision as well as value and impact of these services on society. Research, conducted on behalf of the... Read More

Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2019. Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. Presented at the 2019 Learning, teaching and student experience conference of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (LTSE 2019), 14-15 May 2019, Manchester, UK.

The world is global whether we like it or not. The Fortune 500 leading global companies employ 67 million people in 34 countries. Tertiary-level teaching within this global context presents instructors with several challenges. Through easy accessibil... Read More

Developing students’ innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P. A. M., CRAWFORD, I. and GODSMAN, F. 2019. Developing students’ innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation aimed to outline the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) process from the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE), to provide an progress update on SISA and to demonstrate the student enhancement.

Developing the student journey through collaborative professional skills enhancement sessions. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P. A. M., LAING, A. and SCOTT, H. 2019. Developing the student journey through collaborative professional skills enhancement sessions. Presented at the2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation outlined the Professional Skills Enhancement programme, and how it seeks to aid the student in becoming 'work ready'. The authors highlights it's move and development into other degree programmes within the School of Creative and C... Read More

Creating and evaluating collaborative online international learning (COIL) projects. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I. 2019 Creating and evaluating collaborative online international learning (COIL) projects. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation accompanied a workshop of the same name. The purpose of the workshop was to share findings and experience from a current RGU COIL project, to provide a model and set of key elements required for a COIL project, and to consider chall... Read More

Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. Presented at the 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI) annual conference 2019 (IFFTI 2019): fashion ID, 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Fashion Institute [online], paper 151. Available from: https://fashioninstitut.../ifftipapers/paper-151/

This paper explores the phenomenon of personal style as an expression of national identity by investigating the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion influencers on Instagram. Instagram is recognised as an example of visual media that has... Read More

Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. (2019)
Journal Article
COUSINS, F., REID, P., TAIT, E. and THOMAS, A. [2019]. Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted).

Purpose:- This paper presents an analysis of the development of a new graduate certificate course in Petroleum Data Management. The course was developed in response to an identified gap in skills and training in data management which was perceived to... Read More

Does my country's social media work for you? A virtual team project with an international twist. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
LUCK, S., SWARTZ, S., BARBOSA, B. and CRAWFORD, I. 2019. Does my country's social media work for you? A virtual team project with an international twist. In Smith, J.A., Good, D., Kurthakoti, R., Swank, A. and Ichikawa, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 46th Annual conference of the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning (ABSEL 2019), 20-22 March 2019, Old Town San Diego, California, USA. Developments in business simulation and experiential learning: proceedings of the annual ABSEL conference, 46. USA: ABSEL [online], article number 3211. Available from: https://journals.tdl.or...absel/article/view/3211

The world's businesses are just that: world businesses. And to compete and be successful in these world businesses, no matter at what level of employment, employees need intercultural communication competency skills. The days of being fairly confiden... Read More

Challenges facing the Siem Reap tuk-tuk workforce in a changing tourism environment. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
LEITH, C. 2019. Challenges facing the Siem Reap tuk-tuk workforce in a changing tourism environment. In Sousa, C., Vaz de Freitas, I. and Marques, J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on tourism research (ICTR 2019), 14-15 March 2019, Porto, Portugal. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited [online}, pages 166-172. Available from: http://academic-booksho...n-Tourism-Research.html

Tourists have long used tuk-tuks as a convenient, cheap and enjoyable way to travel around when visiting many Asian cities. Significant changes in the tourism environment have led to challenges for the tuk-tuk workforce in some of their traditional c... Read More

Scottish citizens’ perceptions of the credibility of online political “facts” in the “fake news” era: an exploratory study. (2019)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and WALICKA, A. 2019. Scottish citizens’ perceptions of the credibility of online political “facts” in the “fake news” era: an exploratory study. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2018-0161

Purpose. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a study that explored public perceptions of the credibility of “facts and figures” contained within five social media posts produced by political parties in Scotland. Design/methodology... Read More

User engagement with political ‘facts’ in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. (2019)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and WALICKA, A. 2019. User engagement with political ‘facts’ in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-11-2018-0180

Purpose. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a study that explored human behaviour in response to political ‘facts’ presented online by political parties in Scotland. Design/methodology approach. The study consisted of interactive... Read More

Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. (2019)
Thesis
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Research into Scottish fashion is a developing field; existing studies have tended to focus on the production of iconic textiles such as tartan, tweed and cashmere. The aim of this thesis was to explore the construction of national identity and place... Read More

An investigation into cataloguers' experiences with RDA. (2019)
Journal Article
MACLENNAN, A. and WALICKA, A. 2019. An investigation into cataloguers’ experiences with RDA. Journal of librarianship and information science [online] OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618820655

The 1998 publication of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) IFLA (1998) and the 2010 release of the new cataloguing standard based thereon, Resource Description and Access (RDA), have led to a greater amount of debate that wa... Read More